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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] Break out memory initialisation code from page_alloc.c to mem_init.c
On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Nick Piggin wrote:

> Mel Gorman wrote:
>> page_alloc.c contains a large amount of memory initialisation code. This
>> patch
>> breaks out the initialisation code to a separate file to make page_alloc.c
>> a bit easier to read.
>>
>
> Seems like a very good idea to me.
>

If there is interest in treating this separetly, it can be broken out as a
standalone patch. In this form, it depends on the first patch from the
set.

>> +/*
>> + * mm/mem_init.c
>> + * Initialises the architecture independant view of memory. pgdats, zones,
>> etc
>> + *
>> + * Copyright (C) 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Linus Torvalds
>> + * Swap reorganised 29.12.95, Stephen Tweedie
>> + * Support of BIGMEM added by Gerhard Wichert, Siemens AG, July 1999
>> + * Reshaped it to be a zoned allocator, Ingo Molnar, Red Hat, 1999
>> + * Discontiguous memory support, Kanoj Sarcar, SGI, Nov 1999
>> + * Zone balancing, Kanoj Sarcar, SGI, Jan 2000
>> + * Per cpu hot/cold page lists, bulk allocation, Martin J. Bligh, Sept
>> 2002
>> + * (lots of bits borrowed from Ingo Molnar & Andrew Morton)
>> + * Arch-independant zone size and hole calculation, Mel Gorman, IBM, Apr
>> 2006
>> + * (lots of bits taken from architecture code)
>> + */
>
> Maybe drop the duplicated changelog? (just retain copyrights I guess)
>

Makes sense.

+ * Copyright (C) 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Linus Torvalds
+ * Copyright (C) 1995, Stephen Tweedie
+ * Copyright (C) July 1999, Gerhard Wichert, Siemens AG
+ * Copyright (C) 1999, Ingo Molnar, Red Hat
+ * Copyright (C) 1999, 2000, Kanoj Sarcar, SGI
+ * Copyright (C) Sept 2000, Martin J. Bligh
+ * (lots of bits borrowed from Ingo Molnar & Andrew Morton)
+ * Copyright (C) Apr 2006, Mel Gorman, IBM
+ * (lots of bits taken from architecture-specific code)


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Mel Gorman
Part-time Phd Student Linux Technology Center
University of Limerick IBM Dublin Software Lab
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